Yesterday was the final day for mayoral hopefuls to file for the May primary election. As per usual, a heap of aspiring Portland politicos crept out from all corners of the city to make their intentions known. And it's not just these guys. Out of the 23 mayoral candidates, I give you a Soul Healer, Golf Retailer, Homemaker, Occupier and a handful of other professionals. I think one of them is even a House Representative. Behold:
Max Bauske — Portland Community College student and Ron Weasley double who currently rings up Fred Meyer customers.
Samuel Belisle — Consumer slave (has worked at GAP, Red Robin and Abercrombie & Fitch) and Concordia University student.
Eileen Brady —New Seasons co-founder and wholesome soccer mom.
Loren Charles Brown — Former stage actor and on-call firefighter with a spiritual drive.
Dave Campbell — According to his filing sheet, Campbell is "
unemployed." His website doesn't add much.
Robert James Carron — Artist, writer, and former clerk for the California Attorney General.
Many more after the jump!
Bill Dant Real Estate Broker, musician and West Portland Park Neighborhood VP. He also has a "Dantifesto" and a crazy video on his website.
Scott Fernandez — Member of the city's Water Quality Advisory Board and "avid animal lover."
Charlie Hales — City commissioner and self-labeled neighborhood activist.
Lew Humble — A retired Ferrari mechanic. I feel like that's all you need to know.
Shonda Colleen Kelley — A "disabled homemaker" and past Americorps tutor.
Michael Langley — Gold retailer and Nike "Demo Technician" with a political background in a Tennessee chamber of commerce.
Josh Nuttall — Mustachioed cashier at a Burnside food mart and gas station.
Blake Nieman-Davis — San Franciscan fashion designer and clothing store owner.
Christopher Rich — Currently media producer for a property management company, with a background as a millwright and boatwright.
Scott Rose — Education facility planner and architect.
Howie Rubin — Health insurance agent running on a platform of "common decency."
Steve Sung — Civil Engineer aiming to recreate Portland an Asian buisness hub.
Cameron Whitten — A university student and megaphone-toting leader in the Occupy Portland movement.